Master's Programs

The Faculty of Humanities offers four Master's study programs in English or German:

  1. Gender Studies

    (taught in English, final applicationl deadline April 30)

  2. Oral History and Contemporary History

    (taught in English, final application deadline July 31)

  3. Historical Sociology

    (taught in English, final application deadline July 31)

  4. Deutsche und französische Philosophie

    (taught in German, final application deadline: July 31)

Admission Process

The admission process at our Faculty consists of two main steps:

  • Completing the admission requirements specific to your chosen program(s)

    This can mean submission of a CV and/or a motivation letter, or providing a relevant academic paper. For admission requirements, please visit the program-specific pages.

  • Providing proof of previous study

    All programs require that you submit a certificate of previous study. This means that you have to provide your Bachelor's degree certificate if you want to apply to one of our Master's programs.

Applicants with a disability, such as a specific learning difficulty, can request that the admission process be specially adapted to meet their needs. In this case a medical report must be included in the application form.

Application Form and Deadline

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis with a final deadline being April 30 or July 31 depending on the study program. Application form is available here on our Admissions portal (programs taught in English) and here (program Deutsche und französische Philosophie).

Admission Information

Deadline for applicants to submit a notarized copy of their Bachelor's or Master's graduation certificate is September 30, 2020. Please, be aware that the process of recognition/nostrification takes some time - up to 1 month for recognition and up to 3 months for nostrification. When planning your enrollment and studies, keep in mind that you should submit all the relevant documents sufficiently in advance.

Applicants who are unable to get their foreign diploma recognized/nostrified untill the end of September are allowed to submit a copy of their high school diploma along with a copy of a recognition of foreign education no later than October 22, 2020. This is the extended and final deadline for enrollment in the academic year 2020/2021. Please, do not forget that the academic year already starts on October 1, 2020.

Recognition of Foreign Diplomas and Degrees

Following are information concerning the official recognition/nostrification process which is a mandatory part of the Faculty's admission process. Without finished nostrification/recognition process, you cannot be enrolled in the study. You can start with the process once you are sure you have been accepted to the program but take into consideration the aproximate length of each individual procedures.

For the process you will need your Bachelor's diploma and diploma transcript. You will not be using the original documents but verified copies of the original. Those copies should be certified either through an apostille (in case of states that signed the Apostille convention) or super-legalization. Also, bear in mind that only copies in English or Czech language will be accepted for this process.

You can find out more about recognition and nostrification on their dedicated webpage, "Recognition of Foreign Diplomas and Degrees".

Further Information

Please, contact our Student Administration Office:


Phone: +420 251 080 211

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